Clara Elementary School

  • Clara Elementary School serves 486 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Clara Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Clara Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Clara Elementary School's student population of 486 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students486 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Clara Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Clara Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Clara Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank#372 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
15%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Clara Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
84%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Clara Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.270.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Clara Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWayne County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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